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Choosing the right garage door for your home

Garage door

Your garage door is a very important part of your home, both for aesthetic and security reasons. A good garage door will provide security for the vehicle or other items stored inside, while maintaining the pleasant looks of your home’s façade. If you have never had to order a new or replacement door before, you might find the thought of ... Read More »

10 Steps to a Decluttered, Stress-free Home

spring cleaning

Ah yes, it’s that time of year again—spring cleaning. If you’re like me, the words “storage bins” and “color-coordinating” are music to your ears and you can’t wait to dive into the trenches of clutter and organize to your heart’s desire. But, if you’re like most people, the thought of decluttering your home is stressful and overwhelming. Sure, the idea ... Read More »

Homeowners’ Winter Guide to Heat Pumps and Furnaces

You count on your furnace or heat pump to keep you warm during winter. But your heating system counts on you to keep it running safely and efficiently. Here are some tips on how to care for your pump or furnace, what warnings signs to watch for, and when to call in professional help. Clear the Air First, be sure ... Read More »

Farming Drones Could Become As Vital As the Tractor

Snow is being removed by a tractor snow blower.

This past holiday, there was a lot of buzzing to be heard, and it wasn’t coming from new colonies of bees. It was coming from all of the drones that were found under the Christmas tree. Clearly, those drones didn’t stay under that tree for long as drone pilots of all ages launched their unmanned aircraft system to see what ... Read More »

Smart Home Trends for 2016

These days, the “smart” prefix is creeping into almost every crevice of our lives. We have smartphones, smartwatches, smart appliances, and even smart light bulbs. On the outside, it may seem like a gimmick to have everything augmented with smarter, more advanced technology. But once you start using smart gadgets, you begin to see just how convenient and efficient they ... Read More »

How to Design your Living Room with Affordable Expense

decorating your living room on a budget

If you are thinking of upgrading, renovating your old living room, or designing your new living room interior, then think of having a plan. Unlike any entrepreneur wanting to start a business or any architecture wanting to construct a building the first thing to consider taking into your mind is to have a plan. Similarly wanting to renovate your old ... Read More »

How to Deal With Water Damage

water flooding home

The statistics are staggering – more than 14,000 people a day in the U.S. experience water damage in their home or office according to industry standards. Water damage costs Americans more than $2.5 billion a year, with insurance claims averaging $6,965. When left untreated, the situation can even be made worse by mold infestation. Here’s how to get out from ... Read More »

A Perfect Guide to Garden Office Furniture Design

Whether you want to create an office within your own garden to save on the costs of renting a building or you simply want to be closer to nature as you work; garden offices are a fantastic way to establish your own business and keep yourself on a budget. But where do you begin? Even if you have already got ... Read More »

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